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Organizations: Sustainable Resource Development (2001-2006,2006-2013) Tags: wildlife conservation

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March 30, 2016

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the woodland caribou. The woodland subspecies of the caribou is distributed across the forested and mountainous regions of Canada, including northern and west-central Alberta. The woodland caribou is included on the list of species that may be at risk in...


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Last Modified

December 1, 2015

Description

The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated every five years since 1982, except between the years 1993 and 1999. The population estimate is based...


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Last Modified

May 13, 2015

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This wildlife status report looks at the pygmy whitefish, a small, slim whitefish in Alberta that has been collected in specific habitats from only two locations in the province: Upper Waterton Lake and a restricted portion of the upper Athabasca River. Recent surveys indicate that it appears to...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2014

Description

The Milk River Basin Species at Risk Conservation Strategy outlines a process by provide appropriate management on critical parts of the landscape to achieve multi-species conservation. This year's report includes a summary of existing information on species at risk, identification of data gaps,...


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Last Modified

April 1, 2013

Description

The Milk River Basin Species at Risk Conservation Strategy outlines a process by provide appropriate management on critical parts of the landscape to achieve multi-species conservation. This year's report includes a summary of existing information on species at risk, identification of data gaps,...


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Last Modified

April 1, 2012

Description

Declines in amphibian populations at local, regional and global scales have focused attention on this group of vertebrates. Of the 10 amphibian species in Alberta, seven are listed as "at risk" by provincial or federal agencies. In response to concern about amphibians populations, and a lack of...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2012

Description

The Milk River Basin Species at Risk Conservation Strategy outlines a process by provide appropriate management on critical parts of the landscape to achieve multi-species conservation. This year's report includes a summary of existing information on species at risk, identification of data gaps,...


Views: 182
Last Modified

March 1, 2012

Description

The bull trout, the provincial fish of Alberta, is a native species that occurs in all of the major river basins of the province. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern because of the declines in distribution and abundance, as well as continued threats from habitat alteration and...


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Last Modified

January 1, 2012

Description

The Weidemeyer's admiral is a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because its breeding range is limited and it is found only in the Milk River Basin of southern Alberta. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines a set of objectives and management actions to help meet...


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Last Modified

April 28, 2011

Description

These guidelines are designed to help land users minimize, or avoid, potential adverse effects on selected wildlife and wildlife resources when conducting activities on public and private lands within the Grassland and Parkland natural regions of Alberta. The guidelines should be applied with...